Samsung R540-JS08DE

Specifications

Samsung R540-JS08DENotebook: Samsung R540-JS08DE (R540 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.377kg
Price: 699 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 77%, features: 64%, display: 70% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Samsung R540-JS08DE

79% Review Samsung R540-JS08DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Refurbished. Samsung beefs up its low price entry-level R530 with an Intel Core CPU and Radeon graphics. The TFT isn't reflective anymore, but the lid and wrist-rest are even more so. Will the office-multimedia-all-rounder's concept be successful?

Foreign Reviews

79% Test Samsung R540-JS08DE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 77% display: 70% mobility: 77% workmanship: 76% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 91%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v: Renamed HD 5145 GPU (which is a slightly high clocked HD 4570) and therefore an entry level graphics card with DirectX 10.1 support.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.377 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

Samsung reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)